Cook - Rose Meadow

Posted 16 May 2024
Salary £13.02 per hour
LocationNorth Walsham
Job Type Part Time
Business Area Norse Catering

Job description


North Walsham  


£10.60 per hour 

Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference to the lives of others?

Norse Catering deliver fantastic, locally sourced menus to residents in Norfolk Care Homes created with customer feedback in mind to ensure mealtimes are something to look forward to.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cook to join the team at Rose Meadow, our residential care home, working 23 hours per week across a two-week rota:

*         Week 1: Tues 07:30-18:30, Sat 07:30-14:30 & Sun 07:30-14:30

*         Week 2: Wed 07:30-14:30, Thurs 07:30-18:30 & Fri 07:30-14:30

Joining Norse Catering will provide you with a fulfilling role, becoming part of a team that provides nutritious, balanced, and healthy meals to our customers.

Main responsibilities will include:

As Cook you will play a key role in the delivery of the daily catering service, including deputising for the Cook Manager:

  • Preparing, cooking, and serving of food, ensuring the dietary requirements of residents are met
  • Supporting with the training of the catering team to maintain excellent customer service
  • Complying with Health and Safety and food hygiene procedures, ensuring these are always adhered to
  • Creating innovative displays and meals to promote healthy food choices

What are we looking for from you? 

You will have previous experience working in a busy kitchen environment with an organised approach to tasks, alongside a good understanding of the food industry, costs and working to a set budget.

A passion for delivering fantastic customer service is essential, and we will be looking for you to demonstrate strong communication skills with a adaptable approach to work.

Ideally you will have some knowledge of relevant legislation such as Health and Safety and the Food Safety Act however full training can be provided.  

In return we can offer: 

  • Fantastic induction programme, with further training available both in-house and professional
  • Excellent support through a hands-on, approachable management team and other colleagues
  • The opportunity to develop within a national company, with a clear career progression route
  • Annual leave entitlement, sickness scheme and pension scheme

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders. 

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage